CAREss (Counseling About Regaining Erections and Sexual Satisfaction) randomized 115 heterosexual prostate cancer survivors who were experiencing erectile dysfunction and their partners into three groups: a wait list group that received delayed counseling, a face-to-face counseling group, and a group that received an Internet-based sexual counseling
The survey was derived from a 29-item Likert scale instrument (the Exercise and Sexual Activity in Heart Failure Questionnaire) addressing sexual activity, fears, and perceived need for sexual counseling
When couples seek sexual counseling
, ask them to think about how to keep their own sexual autonomy while being part of an intimate team, Dr.
Teaching topics include background on opposition to sexuality education, the sexuality of the sexual educator, learning strategies (including case studies, gaming, values clarification, and resource speakers), age-appropriate lessons, sexual counseling
, and evaluation of sexuality education.
Frank provides sexual counseling
for the couple, role-playing with Sadie about her preferences in (and out) of the sack.